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Behavioral Psychology

Here you’ll find all Doctor Spin’s articles on politically incorrect topics for an in-depth analysis on trending news stories high on the media agenda.

I read Going Postal — A psychoanalytic reading of social media and the death drive. In the article, writer Max Read tells us the story about his personal relationship with social media in light...
We should strive to be less stupid by studying logical fallacies and cognitive biases. This is helpful in PR, too, since we deal with human communication daily.
Don't let the success of others dictate your strategy. Survivorship bias is a common fallacy; at times it's better to study those who failed.
The principle of scarcity is well-defined in scientific literature. Scarcity makes us want rare things more — simply because they are fewer.
Jerry Silfwer aka Doctor Spin is an awarded senior adviser specialising in public relations and digital strategy. Based in Stockholm, Sweden.